Espy, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,500

Espy is a city located in Columbia County, Luzerne County, and Montour County Pennsylvania. Espy has a 2024 population of 1,500. Espy is currently declining at a rate of -2.22% annually but its population has increased by 4.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,432 in 2020.

The average household income in Espy is $79,128 with a poverty rate of 5.93%. The median age in Espy is 47.8 years: 44.2 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Espy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Espy was:

  • White: 87.82%
  • Two or more races: 7.53%
  • Asian: 3.32%
  • Black or African American: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,668.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.75% (68)
The current population of Espy, Pennsylvania is 1,500 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,432.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,37787.82%
Two or more races1187.53%
Asian523.32%
Black or African American211.34%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Espy Population by Race

Espy Population Pyramid 2024

Espy Median Age

47.8

Total

44.2

Male

49.8

Female

Espy Adults

There are 1,351 adults, (390 of whom are seniors) in Espy.

Espy Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Espy Sex Ratio

Female87355.68%
Male69544.32%

Espy Population by Age

Espy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7372.1262.637.4
Married4152.5970.829.2
Non Family2171.1440.659.4
Female852.2292.97.1
Male202.650100

2.51

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Espy Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade856.77%
Associates Degree18814.98%
Bachelors Degree24419.44%
Graduate Degree17313.78%
High School Graduate39931.79%
Less Than 9th Grade20.16%
Some College16413.07%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Espy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Espy Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1321,055394
2+ Races54460
Asian48484
Black211919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 90.48%.

Espy Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$46,908$0$48,421
Graduate Degree$74,922$110,313$56,719
High School Graduate$38,029$47,928$29,815
Less Than 9th Grade$37,596$0$0
Overall$41,957$49,178$39,250
Some College$40,750$51,198$0

$41,957

Average Earnings

$49,178

Average Male

$39,250

Average Female

Espy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Espy Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Espy Language

97.85% of Espy residents speak only English, while 2.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Espy Language

Espy Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,377916.61%
Black2129.52%

5.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.88%

Male Poverty Rate

8.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Espy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Espy is Black, with 9.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Espy is White, with 6.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.42%.

Espy Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School5.76%
Some College5.68%
Less Than 9th Grade2.3%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Espy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed3.21%
Female Unemployed0%

Espy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Espy Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$87,647$85,463
Households$83,594$79,128
Married Families$96,743$-999,999,999
Non Families$57,589$58,425

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Espy Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Espy Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Espy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Espy Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Espy Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

120

Number of Veterans

93

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam32
First Gulf War31
Second Gulf War22
Korea15
World War II0

Espy Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5446
65 to 7432
18 to 3422
75+15
55 to 645

Espy Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1209.86%

Espy Veterans by Race

Espy Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Espy Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Espy Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Espy Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Espy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.17%

Born in Espy

95.79%

Native Born

4.21%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

2.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.79% of Espy residents were born in the United States, with 77.17% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Espy Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,500-34-2.22%
20231,534-34-2.17%
20221,568-34-2.12%
20211,60217011.87%
20201,432-170-10.61%
20191,602-56-3.38%
20181,658-13-0.78%
20171,671-133-7.37%
20161,804693.98%
20151,73515810.02%
20141,57750.32%
20131,572-195-11.04%
20121,7671589.82%
20111,609-33-2.01%
20101,64200%

Espy Population by Year